South Africa

Posted by in News on October 30, 2019

The SVRI Forum Spotlight: Raising Voices revises SASA! Together

The SVRI Forum 2019 took place in Cape town, South Africa, from the 21st to  25th of October 2019. It…

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Posted by in News on October 21, 2019

What Will It Take to Ensure That Women’s Lives Are Valued?

Ahead of the SVRI Conference in South Africa, Members of the Coalition of Feminists for Social Change (COFEM), Global Women’s…

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Posted by in News on October 2, 2019

Abahlali’s Heritage Day rally condemns violence.

Abahlali BaseMjondolo is a shack dwellers movement in South Africa that now organises in five provinces. They held their Heritage…

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Posted by in News on September 18, 2019

Let the Women Lead Us Into A Better Future

The women of South Africa have had enough, and they are ready to lead. For centuries, under British colonial rule,…

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Posted by in News on September 11, 2019

Activists In RSA Urge All Of Us To Act: We All Have A Role To Play.

Several women, including long-time community activists, took center stage nationally this past week during the massive marches in Cape Town…

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Posted by in News on March 18, 2019

South Africa: SA Human Rights Lawyer to Receive French Award for Work On Gender-Based Violence

South African human rights lawyer Bonita Meyersfeld will be appointed a Knight of the National Order of Merit by France…

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Posted by in News on October 19, 2018

South Africa: With Sexism Alive and Well in SA Media, Cyber Bullying Is the New Trend to Watch

The Glass Ceilings 2018 findings show the challenge today is not about the numbers game, with almost equal numbers of…

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Posted by in News on September 17, 2018

South Africa: Gender-Based Violence – Mabuza Says ‘Men Must Change’

Deputy President David Mabuza has called on South African men to change to stop the scourge of gender-based violence in…

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Posted by in Gender Equity, News on December 18, 2017

Report Finds Disturbing Gaps in Services for Sexual Violence Survivors in South Africa

South Africa — Nearly three-quarters of public health facilities in South Africa designated to provide services to survivors of sexual violence…

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Posted by in News on August 31, 2015

Women’s Month: Reflection, Revival and Regeneration in the GBV Sector

South Africa: On 9 August each year, South Africans commemorate National Women’s Day to honour the 20,000 women who marched…

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